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Advanced Technical Diploma in Business Travel at Trafford College

Course description

By undertaking the Advanced Technical Diploma in Business Travel you will learn the knowledge required by employers in this sector to successfully gain employment within a travel management company. In order to achieve this you will undertake the following mandatory topics: • Communications and business Skills for Business Travel • Sales and Marketing in Business Travel • Travel Management • Arranging Business travel • Products and services for Business Travel Plus 1 additional topic in order to gain the full qualification: • Conferences and events You will also have the opportunity to undertake structured work-experience or work-placements that develop your employability skills and knowledge.

Entry requirements

5 GCSEs A-C including maths and English; or a full level 2 qualification plus GCSE maths and English at Grade C, and a successful interview


Assessment will be through a combination of online testing, assignment work and short answer questions.

Financial information

The estimated costs associated with the course are £100. Financial support may be available for students experiencing financial difficulties.

Future opportunities

Successful achievement of Advanced Technical Diploma in Business Travel (450) will lead to a job in a travel management company as a Business Travel Consultant. Successful completion of this qualification will enable you to apply for jobs in any one of the major travel management companies, such as Key Travel, American Express, Portman Travel for example.

Further information

For more information, please contact Course Enquiries on 0161 886 7070.

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 13 May 2016
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